Lyft pulling scooters from Nashville

Marco Green
November 16, 2019

Lyft now operates its scooters in cities like Arlington, Austin, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, Santa Monica and Washington DC, informs the report further.

"We're grateful to our scooter riders in Atlanta as well as our partners in Atlanta city government", read the statement. We're shifting resources and will be ending scooter operations on November 22.

The decision comes amid discussions about Atlanta's regulation of electric scooters.

The Lyft spokesperson said they're focusing on markets that have the biggest impact. Now it's a competitive land grab, with more than a dozen operators that've dropped scooters in hundreds of cities around the world. The company also has an expansive countrywide bike rental program that it took over when it acquired the docked bicycle rental service Motivate a year ago. Also, the company is claimed to be laying off at least 20 employees from the bike and scooter team, where around 400 people now work. This is the company's second round of layoffs in the department since March.

The ride-share company, Lyft, is pulling its electric scooters from Nashville streets.

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